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Tools for ‘safety netting’ in common paediatric illnesses: a systematic review in emergency care
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    Re:Holes in the net: safety netting in Emergency Departments needs to improve

    Dear editor,

    In their letter, colleagues Jacob et al. raised further evidence of the lack of standardised safety netting. We thank them for their comments emphasizing the disparity between paediatric trainees' perception of their safety netting practice and their documentation in the medical notes.

    To overcome the lack of information on the difference of given safety netting advice and its documentation...

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    Holes in the net: safety netting in Emergency Departments needs to improve
    • Hannah C Jacob, Paediatric Trainee
    • Other Contributors:
      • Kate Cohen, Joseph Raine

    Safety netting in the Emergency Department (ED) is key to the practice of safe medicine. Following the article by de Vos-Kerkhof (1), we present further evidence to suggest that there is a lack of standardised safety netting. In addition, we found a disparity between paediatric trainees' perception of their safety netting practice and what they actually documented in the medical notes.

    In a retrospective case...

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